The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 10 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 81 0 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.52% - 8.28%
As % of the General category 52.94% - 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 0 27
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
153 66 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.87% 28.70% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 141 54 83
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 136 (80.47%) C#
2 129 (76.33%) Online Games
3 113 (66.86%) OO
4 110 (65.09%) Java
5 85 (50.30%) HTML
5 85 (50.30%) CSS
6 78 (46.15%) Subversion
7 74 (43.79%) SQL
8 72 (42.60%) JavaScript
9 32 (18.93%) HTML5
10 31 (18.34%) Web Development
11 29 (17.16%) Scrum
12 25 (14.79%) Python
13 21 (12.43%) SOA
13 21 (12.43%) Ruby
13 21 (12.43%) Mentoring
14 19 (11.24%) Apple iOS
15 18 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (10.65%) CSS3
15 18 (10.65%) Go
15 18 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (10.65%) C++
15 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
16 16 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (8.28%) QA
17 14 (8.28%) Selenium
18 13 (7.69%) Mobile App
19 12 (7.10%) Adobe After Effects
19 12 (7.10%) Objective-C
19 12 (7.10%) Adobe Illustrator

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Photoshop
1 12 (7.10%) Fireworks
1 12 (7.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (7.10%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 78 (46.15%) Subversion
2 14 (8.28%) Selenium
3 11 (6.51%) SoapUI
4 10 (5.92%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.14%) Calabash
5 7 (4.14%) JIRA
5 7 (4.14%) JUnit
5 7 (4.14%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.78%) RSpec
6 3 (1.78%) Capybara
6 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.59%) Ant
7 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.59%) NuGet
7 1 (0.59%) FxCop
7 1 (0.59%) StyleCop
General
1 1 (0.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 129 (76.33%) Developer
2 60 (35.50%) Software Developer
3 58 (34.32%) Web Developer
4 25 (14.79%) Graduate
5 21 (12.43%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 13 (7.69%) Tester
7 12 (7.10%) Photoshop Designer
7 12 (7.10%) Designer
7 12 (7.10%) iOS Developer
8 9 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Architect
8 9 (5.33%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (50.30%) HTML
1 85 (50.30%) CSS
2 32 (18.93%) HTML5
3 18 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (10.65%) CSS3
4 12 (7.10%) Flash
5 11 (6.51%) WebSockets
5 11 (6.51%) WebKit
5 11 (6.51%) WebGL
5 11 (6.51%) HTML5 Canvas
6 10 (5.92%) jQuery
7 7 (4.14%) Cocoa Touch
7 7 (4.14%) Cocoa
7 7 (4.14%) .NET
8 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.37%) Core Animation
9 1 (0.59%) RESTful
9 1 (0.59%) Web Services
9 1 (0.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 129 (76.33%) Online Games
2 13 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.33%) Replication
3 9 (5.33%) Clustering
4 4 (2.37%) Animation
5 3 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.78%) Social Media
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.51%) Android
3 7 (4.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.86%) OO
2 31 (18.34%) Web Development
3 29 (17.16%) Scrum
4 21 (12.43%) SOA
4 21 (12.43%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.10%) iOS Development
7 11 (6.51%) BDD
8 10 (5.92%) Performance Testing
9 9 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.33%) TDD
9 9 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.14%) SDLC
12 6 (3.55%) Automation Testing
13 4 (2.37%) Android Development
13 4 (2.37%) Game Development
13 4 (2.37%) OOP
13 4 (2.37%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (80.47%) C#
2 110 (65.09%) Java
3 74 (43.79%) SQL
4 72 (42.60%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.79%) Python
6 21 (12.43%) Ruby
7 18 (10.65%) Go
7 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
7 18 (10.65%) C++
8 12 (7.10%) Objective-C
9 9 (5.33%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (5.92%) Microsoft
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